Apple employees put up a beautifully made video of encouragement for young LGBT people dealing with growing up in a largely conservative world as part of Dan Savage’s It Gets Better campaign. I posted the video on this blog yesterday evening, however overnight it seems to have been taken down. This is what you see at the time of writing:
There is a bit of irony in all this as Google has previously contributed a video to the campaign. Here’s some of the comments that taking down the video has garnered on the video’s YouTube channel:
Is this incident highlighting the problems of automated moderation systems, or Google taking the beef with Apple to a new level?
UPDATE: The video is now back up and running, you can watch it here.